There is a stunningly high running unemployment rate for those with autism. Why are we so unable to get work? What is it about hiring, working, and maintaining a job that differs for those who are on the spectrum? Here’s my personal experience.
We have odds stacked against us, but I choose to view this as life driving me in a better direction. This is not a poor me story. I run my own business for several reasons; and it is doing well. This is one of them. Continue reading Why are the Unemployment Rates for People with Autism So High?
In Denial Part I: The Cost of Avoiding Reality, I discussed what healthy and unhealthy denial is and explored the reasons why unhealthy denial develops. We also talked about the role and contribution of shame contributing to unhealthy denial. In this segment, we want to further explore how unhealthy denial becomes harmful to self and others. Continue reading Denial Part II: Destructive Denial
Do you get irritated when you are faced with facts that conflict with your agenda? Are you in disbelief in situations, relationships, or your condition? If you are offended when people give you negative feedback about your behavior, or speak their truth, you may be living in denial. Continue reading Denial: The Costs of Avoiding Reality